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Govt grants and scholarships to support women in STEM

21 January, 2022

The Australian Government is offering grants of up to $1m and also supporting new scholarships to support women and girls in securing STEM jobs.

Free webinar: MES for the future and achieving Pharma 4.0

14 January, 2022 | Supplied by: Lonza Australia Pty Ltd

The webinar will discuss the requirements of next-generation manufacturing execution systems and how companies can achieve accelerated pharma digitalisation.

Nominations open for 2022 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

15 December, 2021

Recipients across seven categories share $750,000 in prize money and have the opportunity to showcase important work undertaken in their field.

ICU pioneers win GSK Award for Research Excellence 2021

14 December, 2021

Professors Jamie Cooper and Rinaldo Bellomo were recognised for their innovative research that has revolutionised critical care medicine on a global scale.

Australian-made rover set to head to the Moon

10 December, 2021

The Trailblazer program is offering up to $50m for a consortium of businesses and researchers to develop and build a small rover that will head to the Moon.

Public trust in scientists rose during the pandemic

08 December, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more than three-quarters of people globally said they trust science (80%) and scientists (77%) either "a lot" or "some".

2021 Ramaciotti Awards for biomedical research announced

02 December, 2021

The Ramaciotti Foundations have awarded over $1.9 million in grants to support biomedical research in Australia.

New presidents at STA, Aus Academy of Science

26 November, 2021

Professor Mark Hutchinson has commenced as President of Science & Technology Australia while Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been appointed to lead the Australian Academy of Science.

L'Oréal supports women in STEM, but more needs to be done

25 November, 2021 by Lauren Davis

The L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships have been announced, but are programs such as this enough to keep women in the industry?

2021 Metcalf Prizes for Stem Cell Research awarded

17 November, 2021

Research to improve bone marrow transplantation and to use computer science to understand how stem cells work has won two Australian scientists $55,000 each.

Australia's first national biotech incubator launched

16 November, 2021

Biotech researchers and entrepreneurs are being encouraged to apply for funding from Australia's first national biotech incubator.

AusBiotech announces Industry Excellence Awards, new Chair

10 November, 2021 | Supplied by: AusBiotech Ltd

AusBiotech has announced the winners of its Industry Excellence Awards and appointed Geoffrey Kempler as its new Chair.

$239m in govt funding for 248 health and medical projects

05 November, 2021

Funded through the NHMRC Ideas Grant scheme, the 248 projects will deliver important discoveries to improve the health of Australians.

COVID-19 pioneer awarded PM's Prize for Science

04 November, 2021

Professor Edward C Holmes played a significant role in the global scientific response to COVID-19.

CSL Centenary Fellowships to fund antiviral, cancer research

29 October, 2021

Two individual fellowships, each totalling $1.25 million over five years, are awarded each calendar year.

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